33
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The Catholic University of America / Department of Civil Engineering is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Civil engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
(Certificate) Transportation and infrastructure systems

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
28
Accepted
10
Enrolled
90%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 21.21%
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.06%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Transportation engineering, solid mechanics, construction engineering and management, environmental engineering and water resources, structural engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
205,520

Location & Contact

Address Cardinal Station
Washington, DC  20064
United States
Contact Dr. Arash Massoudieh
Chair
Email: massoudieh@cua.edu
Phone: 202-319-5671
Fax: 202-319-6677